Post Updated 7/21/15
Friends reading my blog know that I choose the public path and GOLLY WHIZ it has been a great 52 years ( 77th Birthday this year 2015) . The 52 years included family, electronics, computers & ham radio.
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|Letter come for CIA testing|
I received this letter inviting me to CIA Headquarters in McLean, Virginia to test my physical health and emotional stability. This was exciting for me at the time because this would be my first time for a cross county jet plane flight and first time to Washington DC. I made the flight just fine and the drive from Baltimore Washington International Airport though the Maryland country side was beautiful.
The testing was a marathon of many Psychoanalyst type folks interviewing me and repetitive Polygraph testing. This testing went on for two days and I was ready to get back home to Oregon.
All the time at CIA Headquarters I was asking - What will I be doing or what is the work be all about ? Their were very few answers and about the most I was able to find out was that I would most likely be working as a military person and wearing commissioned officers uniform most of the time. This also would require being attached somewhere to a military "Embassy or Base" post- somewhere? - anywhere was a better description. WOW this was getting interesting I could impersonate a military officer. As to what I would do -- I was not told much but it would be something to do with electronics - maybe tapping phones lines, bugging someone or someplace.
I returned to OSU - graduated, moved to Palo Alto, California, had a nice job as engineer at an electronics company, moved into a house, set up my ham radio station and was settled in for a career in Electronics.------------------------
|Telegram - Come to work CIA|
About the only indication I had that the CIA may be interested after my trip to CIA Headquarters was that all my neighbors around home had been contacted by FBI agents. The agents were asking a lot questions about my character and was I a good guy. This did concern my parents as they were just old time farm folks and this CIA stuff was beyond their imagination.
|Nice CIA response to Dave|
Could it be that I made a deal with the CIA and this was just made to look like I did not accept the opportunity ?
Russia seizes ‘CIA agent in Moscow’: US diplomat arrested on suspicion of spying US diplomat named Joe Noname was arrested last night (May 2013) Russia claims he was attempting to recruit a Russian secret services official.US ambassador summoned to Russian foreign ministry to explain photos of his belongings show he was in possession of two wigs, three pairs of sunglasses, a microphone, knife, substantial amount of money & a tool kit.
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